Category: Insects

The Spotted Lanternfly ‘spotted’ in Massachusetts! Wanted: Dead.

Wanted Dead or Alive: Spotted Lanternfly
Wanted: Dead or Alive – The Spotted Lanternfly is seen in MassachusettsDon’t be fooled by its peculiar beauty, this is one nasty pest! With no known natural predators in North America, the Spotted Lanternfly has free roam for destruction.How did the Spotted Lanternfly get to... more
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West Nile Virus: Risk Level “High” in Boston

Massachusetts West Nile Virus Heatmap 2022
Back-to-back cases of West Nile Virus in Greater Boston this Summer are raising caution over the virus. Massachusetts Health Departments are sounding the alarm after a man in his 70s contracted the virus last week.The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed a man in his 70s... more
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Yellow Jackets, Wasps, and Hornets | What’s all the buzz about?

How to tell the difference between Yellow Jackets, Wasps, and Hornets 🤔🐝🐝🐝⬇️Quick lesson: all hornets are wasps, but not all wasps are hornets. It’s difficult to distinguish the differences — especially when you're trying not to get stung — but there are three common... more
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Bed bugs | How do I know if I have bed bugs?

Symptoms Inflamed spots, often with a darker spot in the middle Itchy Arranged in a rough line or in a cluster Located on the face, neck, arms and handsFor many people, bed bug bites are similar to other bug bites. Although, some people can have serious allergic... more

Mosquitoes | Risk Map for EEE and West Nile Virus

How does your town rank on the Arbovirus Risk Map? Over the summer, there were 9 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts. Additionally, there were 27 Mosquito-positive samples.Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Somerville, Newtown, Watertown, Belmont, Arlington, and... more

Bed Bugs in Greater Boston | Are you living in a Hotspot?

Source:'Thanks for letting me crash at your place, Boston!' -Thousands of bed bugs (Boston Magazine)For decades, bed bugs have made Boston their home. These pests are known residents of East Boston, Downtown, Backbay, Brookline, Allston, and Brighton. What causes bed bugs in... more

Yellow Jackets | Watch: SUPER Wasp Nest Removal

SUPER NEST! Yellow Jackets MASSIVE nest inside ceiling | INFESTATION | Wasp Nest Removal Don’t do this at home – Yellow Jackets “are aggressive pests that possess a painful sting and bite.” In fact, Yellow Jackets “can be deadly for people who are allergic to their stings.” It’s... more

Summer Mosquito Control: How To Protect Your Family From West Nile, EEE, Lyme Disease with A1 Exterminators

Mosquitos are pests that are especially prevalent in the summer months. They can not only be annoying, but they can also carry diseases. There are a few things that you can do to help keep mosquitos away from your home and avoid being bitten.Most people don't think twice about swatting a fly or... more
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Get Rid of Ticks Today With A1 Exterminators

As fall approaches, ticks will be appearing in full force. Ticks look to host on small animals in spring moving to larger animals by summer/fall.Get rid of ticks for good: #TickTreatment... more
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5 Steps To Get Rid of Hornets – Fast

Hornets are a dangerous type of wasp that can cause serious harm to humans. They are known to attack in large numbers and can deliver a painful sting. Hornets can also cause allergic reactions in some people. It is important to protect your family from hornets by keeping them away from your home... more
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